You have to take the inside door panel off to get to the fasteners that hold it on. There will be a rod that runs from it that may even be the problem if it is not working, that would just need to be put back in place.
2006 spectra. Left front door handle broke. He pulled the inner panel off and fixed it. Then L/R door handle broke. It will be harder to repair than the L/F. The outer handle needs to come off and the inner door pane. Also the radio, etc. Doesn't seem to work well much of the time. Very confusing. I wouldn't buy this car if I had to do it over again. It's for sale 407-415-9334.
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